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KSI offers Logan Paul a new date and rules for rematch

Published: 2/Oct/2018 18:19 Updated: 2/Oct/2018 18:21

by Virginia Glaze

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YouTuber Olajide “KSI” Olatunji hinted at a possible future date for his rematch with social media star Logan Paul in an Instagram post – where he also laid out suggestions for new rules.

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The Instagram post in question was a short video containing clips from their initial match on August 25.

KSI captioned the post, “Rematch next year, June? Eight rounds this time, so the bell can’t save you. 😈”

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KSI’s suggestion of eight rounds pokes fun at Paul’s apparent lack of stamina toward the end of their August 25 fight, which featured 6 rounds in total.

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While Paul hasn’t made an official response to KSI’s callout, he posted a telling picture of himself on Instagram next to the Roman colosseum, with the caption, “Possible venue for the next fight? 😏🥊”

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KSI’s suggestion for June 8 lines up with a previous statement made by his boxing trainer, who revealed that organizers were looking for a date in April or May of 2019.

While Paul’s post could hint at another European venue, a leaked contract of the event revealed their bout to be a two-fight deal, with the first fight taking place in the UK and the second to be held in the U.S.

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However, the contract likewise set the YouTubers’ second fight for February of 2019, which doesn’t appear to be holding true thus far.

While their fight ended in a draw, adding an extra two rounds could provide a more climactic ending to the rivals’ well-documented beef.